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The Tampa East Fairgrounds Area

Enjoy the best Tampa Bay has to offer at our cozy Tampa Fairgrounds hotel, conveniently located off I-4 by the Florida State Fairgrounds. Whether traveling for work or leisure, our hotel’s well-kept suites feature flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming and easy Plug-and-Play access that makes it simple to connect electronics. Enjoy a free Bright Side Breakfast®, including unlimited coffee and juice, fresh fruit, waffles, muffins and more. Conduct meetings in our meeting room, or just stay connected with free Wi-Fi. After a long day, relax around the outdoor swimming pool or take your dog for a walk around our pet-friendly hotel.

Looking to experience the best of the local scene? Our hotel  is conveniently located in the heart of the region, perfect for visitors to Citicorp, Coca-Cola and Brandon Hospital, and just minutes from the University of South Florida, Tampa College, MacDill Air Force Base, Direct Buy of Tampa, Sable Industrial Park, Raymond James Stadium and the Tampa Convention Center. The Florida State Fairgrounds, 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre and Expo Park are just across the street. The area around our hotel has many dining and shopping options, with the Brandon Towne Center Mall nearby. Our hotel offers a prime location with plenty of free amenities, affording you the opportunity to dig deep into the area’s attractions. 

Hotel Services and Amenities

Enjoy travel with the entire family, including your pets. Our new flat-panel TVs come with 30 channels of HD programming and easy Plug-and-Play access that makes it simple to connect electronics to keep the kids entertained. Stay productive with free Wi-Fi, or take advantage of our business center. Each room comes equipped with an alarm clock, coffeemaker, hairdryer and ironing board with iron so you can make sure to give clients a good first impression. Free local calls, free parking and guest laundry facilities help keep your costs down while traveling. After a long day, why not lounge by our outdoor swimming pool? 

Local Attractions

The area has many attractions, including some major theme parks. Busch Gardens will take your breath away with heart-racing roller coasters, amazing live entertainment, and one of North America’s largest zoos, featuring an Animal Care Center where you can observe veterinary care. Get up close with lions and tigers at the Big Cat Rescue, or get face-to-face with sharks, penguins and more at The Florida Aquarium. LEGOLAND® Florida is a kid’s fantasy land showcasing everyone’s favorite building-block toys, and you are free to explore the city’s history at Ybor City, where immigrants once made cigars by the millions. Tampa Bay’s beaches are legendary, with soft white sand and calm, warm waters...and don’t forget to cruise our waterways by kayak or boat! Get near the fun at our Tampa Fairgrounds hotel!